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Advocacy for Inclusion provides independent individual, self and systemic advocacy for people with disabilities.

Advocacy for Inclusion is a Disabled Peoples Organisation which means our board, members and staff are a majority of people with disabilities.

We represent Canberra’s most marginalised and isolated people with disabilities, those with cognitive disabilities and/or significant communication barriers.

We work within a human rights framework and acknowledge the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. Advocacy for Inclusion is signed onto the ACT Human Rights Act.

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MEDIA ALERT

 

29 August 2012

ACT Election Forum on Disability

 

The ACT Disability Advocacy Network will host an Election Forum tomorrow, 30 August 2012.

 

Disability spokespeople for all parties running in the ACT election have been invited. Major party spokespeople have all accepted and will attend.

 

This is a key time in disability reform, both locally and nationally, and people with disabilities are keen to hear what the various parties are planning for the ACT community.

 

Members of the disability community will ask questions about disability policies and commitments, and provide feedback through a rating system .Disability Advocacy Network organisations will be monitoring how the parties hear the voice and advance the rights of people with disabilities.

 

The forum will be held at the Aegean Room, Hellenic Club, Matilda Street, Woden on

Thursday 30 August 2012 from 4.30 pm to 6.30 pm.

 

For more information or comment:

Christina Ryan

General Manager

Advocacy for Inclusion

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